Meet Our Team
Dr. Tim Shu
Dr. Tim Shu is the founder and chief executive officer of VETCBD. Dr. Shu founded VETCBD so pets could safely benefit from the multiple therapeutic uses of cannabis. By combining his expertise in veterinary medicine with his knowledge of medical cannabis, Dr. Shu formulates VETCBD products to be safe and effective for use in animals.
As chief executive officer, Dr. Shu manages direction and strategy at VETCBD, and oversees research and development, marketing, sales, and support.
His interest in animal health and welfare from an early age led him to Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, where he earned his doctorate in veterinary medicine. Prior to founding VETCBD, Dr. Shu practiced emergency, critical care, and general medicine, frequently working with low-income clients to provide optimal healthcare on restricted budgets.
Dr. Shu’s work on cannabis and pets has garnered international attention and has been featured by The Today Show, CNBC, NPR, and The New York Times.
Chief Operating Officer
Kate Scott is the Chief Operating Officer at VETCBD. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Veterinary Medical Technology from Wilson University and is a Registered Veterinary Technician. Kate has worked in emergency and critical care medicine for over ten years, both in nursing and in management.
Kate has an extensive background in veterinary medicine. She is dedicated to the well-being of animals and helping them and their owners access the most effective and responsible therapies available. Her passion is educating both the general public, and the veterinary community on how responsible cannabis therapy can safely and effectively benefit animals.
Business Development Manager
Charis Fifield is Business Development Manager at VETCBD. Charis seeks new opportunities for growth and partnerships to help spread brand awareness and education. Educating people on the health and well being of animals has been the focus behind all of Charis’s endeavors. She brings creativity, drive and leadership while thriving on challenges; particularly those that help expand the company’s reach.
Prior to joining VETCBD, Charis worked in private and corporate veterinary practices as a Hospital Director and Veterinary Nurse for over 25 years. Charis brings her comprehensive knowledge of veterinary medicine and her passion for education, learning, and animals to VETCBD in order to bring comfort to all animals through cannabinoid therapy.